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campaign with joe the plumber. that means redistribution of wealth. it is all about higher taxes on the rich. he thinks he has a mandate to push higher taxes to the rich and more spending on education. he calls it investment in the p priorities. and he sees his time in the office evaporating. the president tried to say the talk about the economy ties in health care. >> any launch of a project this big. because we know that the ultimate goal/aim is to make sure that people have basic security and the foundation for the good health they need. >> white house officials saying this talk of income inequality will be a focus of the final three years in office. you noted at the health care event he said making sure republicans didn't repeal the health care law. it is a crowded agenda and hard to figure out what is his top priority. >> you have to imagine republicans will push back. >> absolutely. they have pushed back on his tax policies and new spending, the president calls it investment, but they have pushed back on the idea that this is adding security to the middle class because you
people are going to react? >> people will say, what did i do to deserve this after all you pay your taxes, work for a living. you've been forced to change your doctor. you've been forced to pay more for inwhich you may or may not need but the second sticker shock which is as you point out, heather, deductibles. the study was done by health pockket incorporated which studies this kind of thing. the federal exchanges, they found out the bronze plan has an average deductible for individuals of $5081. let's point out that is money you've got to shell out from your own pocket before insurance coverage kicks in. $5081 for the bronze plan. i don't think that is affordable to a lot of people, heather. >> i thought it was interesting, they were taking a look at say one woman having a baby. if you look at these numbers, it's not covered. they pay all of it out-of-pocket, is that right? >> that's correct. the average cost of having a baby in some states, the states studied was over $6,000. if your deductible is $5081 and more for a family, your birth is not covered. this may result in some, not in t
and economic freedom. policies can be put in place, growth policies, tax cuts, corporate taxes being cut to get that growth going so everybody has an equal shot at prosperity. martha: let's take a look at some of these numbers. just verbally -- 1 per when asked what's the most important issue to you? 1% of the 18-29-year-olds thought that was important. jobs, unemployment rate, 7.3%. we note labor participation rate is historically low and continues to be so. americans on disability up three times since 1983. we throw more money at education, doug, than we have ever in the history of this country and we have seen what's happening to our test scores. i think the president is getting at the middle class. improving the state of the middle class. but i don't know raising the minimum wage and increasing early childhood education is the ticket. >> i think those are good things to do. i'm a democrat. but the issue is what monica came to at the end of her brief presentation. the answer is growing an economy to give everyone a chance to get ahead. the american people are angry there is no real chance to
are encouraging people to go to a site that our own government knows isn't private. they collect tax information that criminals could use for scams. >> they say you should build the security platform first so customers and consumer trust you and your product. >> the president will try to sign up on the federal exchange. do you think it will be smooth? send us a tweet and let you know what you think about the president's exercise in trying to sign up. >> when speaker boehner did this about a week ago it took about a couple hours. >> i think it is going to go smoothly when the president tries >> hearing on the hill about how the president has handled this. the house is looking to see if the president violated constitutional rulings. >> you can expect the tone to be tough today. look at what house chairman bob said quote president obama has disregarded the mandates and changed key provisions without approval and failed to enforce immigration and drug laws. it is apparent, he says, that the president's vested interest is in the interest of his own agenda. you can expect democrats to take up for the
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